1] Picasso: Pablo Ruiz y Picasso (1881-1973), a painter from Spain then best known for co-establishing in 1907, with George Braque, the Cubist movement, which often presented different geometrically-shaped, angular perspectives of a subject simultaneously. Sergei Diaghilev, the Russian impressario, had Picasso design ballets in 1917.
19] eec's autograph correction closes up printed ", from" in the Berg Collection copy.
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Original text: XLI Poems (New York: Dial Press, [April 11,] 1925): 27. Firmage A5, Berg Collection, New York Public Library. Autographed copy.
First publication date: 1925
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 2000.
Recent editing: 2:2001/12/12
Form: mainly quatrains of variable-length lines
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